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Integration with Next.js framework.

How to use Polotno Design editor with Next.js framework?

  1. Create isolated React component for all Polotno-related UI.
  2. Put that component inside components folder. Or it can be another folder. But it is important to NOT use pages or app folder!!!
  3. Use dynamic import for that component. It will help to avoid SSR errors.
  4. In some versions of next.js you may need to set up next.config.js to make it work:
/** @type {import('next').NextConfig} */
const nextConfig = {
webpack: (config) => {
config.externals = [...config.externals, { canvas: 'canvas' }]; // required to make Konva & react-konva work
return config;

module.exports = nextConfig;

Note: polotno is not designed for Server Side Rendering of UI. Most of its modules are browser-only. This is why we need to move editor component out of pages or app folder. Otherwise Next.js will try to render it on the server and it will fail.

import dynamic from 'next/dynamic';
const Editor = dynamic(() => import('../components/editor'), {
ssr: false,

export default function IndexPage() {
return (
<Editor />

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